Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 630 days. Intense fighting with Russia is ongoing in Ukraine, and the situation on the front is difficult; However, it is even more necessary to maintain and increase aid for Kiev, postulated NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before the meeting of EU defense ministers, in which he took part. These are the most important events in the last hours of the war in Ukraine.
Those responsible for the death of 19 soldiers from the 128th special Zakarpattian brigade who died in the Russian attack on November 3 will be punished, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda.
Russian forces continued to attack over the past 24 hours offensive operations in the Avdiivka area in the Donetsk Oblast and achieved confirmed successes – said the American Institute of War Studies (ISW) in its report. Experts in Kiev say that the deterioration of weather conditions in this direction significantly complicates the attack of enemy infantry.
On Ukraine intense fighting is underway Russia, and the situation on the front is difficult; However, it is all the more important to maintain and increase aid for Kiev, argued the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before the meeting of EU defense ministers in which he took part.
At the request of the German government, the Rheinmetall arms company will deliver 25 Leopard 1A5 tanks to Ukraine. In addition, the package for the Ukrainian armed forces includes five technical support vehicles (Bergepanzer) and two training tanks, the Duesseldorf company announced.
Sergei Khadzhikurbanov, sentenced in 2014 to 20 years in a penal colony for participating in the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, was pardoned. According to his lawyer, a former Moscow police officer is currently involved in… war in Ukraine.
Supporting Ukraine requires making decisions, and not just discussing the need to make them, emphasized the Minister of Defense Estonia Hanno Pevkur during the meeting of EU defense ministers in Brussels. Commenting on the promise to deliver one million missiles to Ukraine, he recalled that the EU had failed to meet these expectations.
MP Oleksandr Dubinsky was temporarily arrested on Monday on suspicion of treason, Reuters reported based on information from the Ukrainian services.
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